Optometry Assistant – Biloxi

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Summary

This is skilled work in the field of Optometry.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of optometry practice and procedures.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize time and organize materials.
  • Ability to effectively work with Optometrists, colleagues, patients and the public.
  • Ability to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Ability and desire to work as a team member.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, lift, and move intermittently during the workday.
  • Ability to travel without assistance and as needed.
  • Skill in understanding of, and sensitivity to, persons of all cultural, social, educational and economic backgrounds.

Qualifications/Education Requirements

Graduation from an accredited high school or G.E.D. certificate; demonstrated experience in a optometry office practice or an equivalent setting; demonstrated ability to perform position duties.

Core Competencies

  • Perform preliminary interviews, exams, and procedures.
  • Sterilizes eye instruments adequately and follows proper infection control protocols.
  • Accurately charts on the CFHC Optometry Chart.
  • Prepares patient rooms for eye examinations and procedures.
  • Performs any reversible situation under the direct supervision of the Optometrist.
  • Assists the receptionist by making appointment and answering the phone; assists in calling patients to remind them of their scheduled appointments.
  • Accurately completes the health history on each new patient.
  • Monitors the supply levels and prepares purchase requisitions as required.
  • Maintains operative equipment in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Upholds, complies with, and enforces the Core Principles and Code of Conduct.

Please submit resumes to cmccord@coastalfamilyhealth.org